Brian Ward

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Brian Ward
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Defensive Coordinator
Team Bowling Green
Conference MAC
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1997 McPherson (DC/ST)
1998-2000 Glendale CC (DC/DB)
2001-2004 Wabash (AHC/DB/ST)
2005 Missouri Southern (Co-DC/ST)
2006 Tulsa Union (OK) HS (DC)
2007-2009 McPherson
2010 North Dakota St. (DB)
2011 Drake (DC)
2012-2014 Western Illinois (DC)
2015-Present Bowling Green (DC)
Head coaching record
Overall 17–14 (.548)
Accomplishments and honors
2009 College Fanz National Coach of the Year

Brian Ward is an American football coach in the United States.

Coaching career[edit]

Ward was the head college football coach for the McPherson Bulldogs located in McPherson, Kansas. He held that position for 3 seasons, from 2007 until 2009. His coaching record at McPherson was 17 wins and 14 losses. As of the conclusion of the 2010 season, this ranks him No. 6 at McPherson in total wins and No. 8 at the school in winning percentage (.548).[1]

Ward was named the 2009 College Fanz National Coach of the Year after taking his team to the NAIA national playoffs for the first time in the history of the program.[2]


  1. ^ "McPherson College Football Media Guide 2010" (PDF). McPherson College Athletics. Retrieved November 10, 2010. 
  2. ^ Sell, Steve (February 23, 2010). "Ward resigns as McPherson College football coach". McPherson Sentinel. Retrieved November 11, 2010.